Carrageenan Kappa Refiend
Carrageenan is usually in the form of Off-white to snowy or tan to yellowish,free flowing powder,free of odor or taste. The gel is heat-reversible, it’s can dissolve after heat up and the solution can gel while cooling. It’s steady-going,even if it may not reduce gel strength and viscosity for long-term placement.When used in combination with konjac Gum,Locust Bean Gum and Xanthan Gum,Carrageenan can distinctly altering the gel characteristics and making gel elastic and water retentive.
|Paticle Size||Min 95% Pass 120 Mesh|
|Total Sulfate (%)||15- 40|
|Loss on drying (%)||12 Max|
|Viscosity (1.5%, 75°C, mPa.s )||5 Min|
|Gel Strength (1.5% w/w, 0.2% KCl, 25°C, g/cm2)||1400 Min|
|Transparency (%)||75 Min|
|pH (1% solution)||8- 11|
|Lead||5 mg/kg Max|
|Arsenic||3 mg/kg Max|
|Mercury||1 mg/kg Max|
|Cadmium||1 mg/kg Max|
|Total Heavy Metals (as Pb)||10 mg/kg Max|
|Total Plate Count||5000 cfu/g Max|
|Yeasts & Moulds||300 cfu/g Max|
|Salmonella spp.||Negative in 5 g|
|E. coli||Negative in 10 g|
1.In food industry,carrageenan can be used as gelling agent, thickener, stabilizer, suspending agent and clarifier, and can be used in products such as soft candy, jelly, sausage, canned meat, ice cream, beverage, condiment, milk, bionic food, jam, canned thick soup, beer, bread, pet food and so on.
2.In pharmaceutical industry, it can be used as medicine suspending agent and dispersant, and can be used to produce capsule products etc.
3.In daily chemical industry, it can be used in toothpaste, detergent, cosmetics and air freshener